Decade Review 2009

Sanjay Kirtane      

Full name Sanjay Trimbak Kirtane

Born October 21, 1945, Poona (now Pune), Maharashtra

Died October 5, 2008, Pune, Maharashtra (aged 62 years 350 days)

Major teams Maharashtra

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave 100 Ct St
First-class 21 26 2 547 76 22.79 0 17 0
Bowling averages
Mat Runs Wkts BBI Ave 5w 10
First-class 21 850 28 4/19 30.35 0 0
Career statistics
First-class span 1964/65 - 1973/74

A legspinner and a lively character, Sanjay Kirtane made his Ranji Trophy debut for Maharashtra in 1964 but found it hard to command a steady place in the star-studded side of the 1960s. His captain Chandu Borde, who described him as a "happy-go-lucky" man, said he could easily be classified as an allrounder as he was an "attractive" batsman.

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